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Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
report may be the last opportunity for mitt romney to change the momentum yet once again. we've seen it changed so many times. >> let's go to candy crowley. of course, when you look at polls, it's mitt romney who gets the advantage, when people are asked about what's the thing you care about the most and who would do the better job, it's the economy and mitt romney. >> it is. but when you ask folks that other question that pollsters always look at, who understands the life or needs of people like you, president obama always scores higher on that. so there's kind of this macro picture. people look at mitt romney and say i think actually he would be better fixing the economy as a whole. but then when you ask them who understands you, who understands what's going on in your life, they say president obama. i think that obviously there is some conflict there. but closer to home you get, i think as a candidate the better your chance. now i can also tell you that the romney campaign is looking at its own numbers, all the numbers we see and they still see a clear path, they say, to victory.
Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
romney, he says i represent change. he represents an echo of a failed past. he's offering the same prescriptions that got us into this mess in the first place. big tax cuts for the well think, rolling back rules on wall street and he wants to talk about anything but that. and i understand that because that's a losing formula and now the american people have concluded that so in the 11th hour of the campaign he's out there prat ling on about things that aren't central to people's concerns. >> he is als saying that the new brochure that you guys released, the new economic pay rottism, it's about a 30-page booklet outlining what the president would hope to achieve. what took so long? why wait until two weeks before the election to release a booklet like this? >> because we're in the last two weeks of the election and there are people out there who are making their final decisions. not a lot. 5% to 10% making final decisions in this race and we wanted them as they made those final decisions to take a very hard look at where we would take the country and where mitt romney would take the
Oct 28, 2012 2:30pm EDT
to be in virginia, and romney was planning to be in new hampshire. all of those plans have now changed as a result of the path of hurricane sandy. we'll bring you an update on the campaign trail after this. hahahaha! hooohooo, hahaha! this is awesome! folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. i'd say happier than a slinky on an escalator. get happy. get geico. melons!!! oh yeah!! well that was uncalled for. folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy, ronny? happier than gallagher at a farmers' market. get happy. get geico. >>> we wi'll get back to our continued coverage on hurricane sandy in a moment, but on the campaign trail, mitt romney will now be campaigning in the all-important state of ohio. president obama will be staying close to washington as he continues to monitor the developments of this storm. let's talk about ohio and why it is a particularly close race there. we asked likely voters who their choice was for president. barack obama has a 50% to 46% margin over mitt romney in this latest poll, which is why mitt romney a
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am EDT
to be similar. a definite sense mitt romney was doing well had momentum on course and that this changed the landscape. >> took him off the front page. it took the nation's attention elsewhere on a national front, national tragedy people focus singularly. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> up next it was an extraordinary week to be a weatherman in new york and our lonnie quinn was in the eye of the storm. we'll talk to him when we return. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday." living with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis means living with pain. it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joint damage. so you can treat more than just the pain. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma or other types of cancer, have happened. blood, liver and nervous system problems, serious allergic reactions and new or worseni
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
. that will -- and governor romney who runs around this country now saying i represent change doesn't represent change. he what he represents is a return to a failed task. >> still more feel think the governor would do better with the economy than the president. >> in that particular poll -- in that particular poll, candy, that may be the case, but in reality that's not the case. if you look at what is going on around the country, the flood of early voting that's going on all over this country very much in our favor i think people know what the reality is. they don't want to go back to the failed policies of the past. they want to move forward. they want to move forward in a way that creates solid economic growth that will lift the middle class. not the kind of trickle down policies that failed the country in the first place. >> you have suggested and others have suggested m campaign that the momentum that the romney campaign talks about and is evident in at least some of the state polls is a fiction and that the state polls are further apart and more to the advantage of the president than anyone is letti
Oct 30, 2012 7:30am EDT
of the mess and that's why i am running for a second term. that's why i need your help. >> romney is targeting voters in swing states. people believe ohio will be crucial. >> this is an electtionion aboug things. the american people can't afford four more years. change that will bring and opportunity. >> a new opinion poll suggests romney has topped 50% on support of likely voters. the first time he hit that mark. abc news and "washington post" have made 1,400 likely voters from sunday to wednesday. 50% of respondents said they would vote for romney. 47% for obama. the pollsters asked who would better manage the economy. 52% said romney. 43% said obama. the election is decided by the number of electoral votes allotted to each state. there are 538 votes in the electoral college. abc news estimates obama is likely to win 217 of them, romney, 191. >>> syrian military commanders say they'll abide by a cease-fire during a muslim holiday over the weekend, but government and opposition forces have shown little sign of letting up in their fighting. >> united nations and arab league envoy organized the
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
's the central part, guys, that he does make and we can't escape. part of of the point that he makes on romney's positions with climate change is the not just climate change itself, but where he was and then where he is now. this idea that romney has since put politics ahead of this good science. and that's where kellyanne references -- >> he did that -- >> hold on. his point is the mitt romney that he knew all those years ago is not the right ring guy running for president now. that's the poink he makes. point he makes. >> and that is what making this a close race because mitt has moved a little to the center. but another one i can't let go by. president obama now wants a secretary of business. ap-mitt romney's response is, hey, listen, i'm doing it. i got 25 seconds. i know how to get business. the other guy wants a secretary of business. this is the weirdest darn thing i've ever heard. >> well, remember, bloomberg fancies himself as a presidential candidate not once but several times. we don't need another government agency. >> indeed we don't. you have that totally right. and you did it ri
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> another thing people are watching is, mitt romney and the president, how are they changing their game plans. we'll find out. hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a conversation. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confidence. so when the conversation turns to your financial goals... turn to us. if you need anything else, let me know. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. >>> we caught you. >> yes. >> you were singing. >> i was singing. they used to play music in our ifbs during the break. >> now we rely on victor. >> our producer, troy, talks to us. so i sing rather than just have him go on. so, christi? we've talked about this, about president obama's interview with mtv. >> yeah. >> and the three possibilities of his biggest wor
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
obama, romney make change, key issues on the stump. and new jobs report to consider. chuck todd, nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent, has more on all of this. chuck, good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. you may want to talk about other states, but i think it is coming down to one. polls close in ohio in about 105 hours. between now and 7:30 p.m. eastern time tuesday night when the polls close in ohio, an hour may not go by without one of the two candidates for president or vice president trekking through at least one part of that crucial state. >> i am counting on you to make sure we will win. we can't lose. >> let's go vote! let's get this done! >> the final chapter of the 2012 campaign has begun and it has come down to ohio which president obama and mitt romney will visit six times in the last four days of the race. today, president obama will spend the entire day in ohio. but a look at the rest of the campaign schedule makes the buck eye state look like an airline hub for air force one, with ohio stops every day through election day. for his par
Nov 2, 2012 2:00pm PDT
with mitt romney because his position changes so frequently. but i think that's the right question. and part of the answer to that is how desperate this toledo jeep ad looked when it's clear the auto rescues worked here. everybody believes it worked. people forget it was a hard political call three years ago, wasn't a hard call in terms of substance, but a hard political call for congress and the president, but we did the right thing. it was several things. it was bipartisanship back then with senator voinovich and president bush and president obama. it was a partnership between the federal government and local communities and businesses, and we always kept a focus on how do you get manufacturing jobs back and focus on the middle class? that's why it's been a success. that's why it's working politically, and that's, frankly, why governor romney is so press dat in ohio right now. >> one thing i have learn sd my jeep came from toledo. i never knew where it came from. now i have to thank the people of toledo tonight for making my jeep. i love it. i haven't had a single problem with it. thank yo
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
and washington d.c. and new york, they are assessing any possible damage and it will all depending on changing conditions. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> president barack obama canceled all of his campaign events. he is focused on the government response to the big storm. mitt romney also worked his campaign schedule. he changed an appearance to a storm relief event. more than 6.5 million people are still in the dark. crews from right here in northern california were helping to get the lights back on. >>> san francisco police are looking for suspects in an overnight homicide. it happened shortly after midnight in the city's south mix district. it is still not clear what led up to the deadly gunfire. police responded to a man just before 10:00 last night. no arrests were made and police have not said what prompted the incident. >>> antolin garcia-torres accused of killing sierra lemar, is he set to go before a judge this afternoon. antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may in connection with sierra lemar's disappearance. volunteers are still searching for her but despite not fin
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm PDT
politically do you have for governor romney as the topic is being changed due to the storm? >> well, for me, i would sta sao stay as closely exphitted to clr campaign and stay from getting in the way. nobody wants that, but there are lots of places in the country that are not affected by this. he is very right everywhere he goes to talk about it, to encourage people to help. americans, greta, as we saw from katrina, the worst natural disaster in american history, brought out the largest outpouring of philanthropy and volunteerism in american history as well. the american people are incredibly generous. they carry about their fellow citizens, so romney's right to be saying let's help, let's help the red cross, the salvation army, but also we're about to elect a president for the next four years, and there are lots of places in the country where he can be campaigning and should be campaigning. i think he's right. he's not going to go out and poke at president obama just like chris christie's not. nobody else is going to. but we got a really big election next tuesday. >> greta: it's sort of inter
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am PDT
promise is to help you and your family. >> mitt romney may find climate change a source of hilarity, but he wasn't laughing yesterday when new york city mayor michael bloomberg shocked the political world endorsing his rival specifically citing climate change as the issue that tipped the scales in president obama's favor. quote, in the past he romney has also taken positions on immigration, illegal guns, abortion and health care but he's reversed course on all of them. on a day that many along the east coast were still reeling from the storm, homes damaged or destroyed left in the dark without power and facing gas shortages. bloomberg noted moderate mitt believed in tackling climate change before severely conservative mitt took his place. one sees climate change as a problem that threatens our planet and one does not. i want our president to place scientific evidence above politics. his endorsement marks an endorsement that has come up in this cycle. [ inaudible ]. but the issue may be starting to break through. regardless of whether they want to or not, case in point, romney's audi
Oct 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
bridges to work with other people and come together to find ways to make america work better. >> romney heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with diners and when one woman offered to buy him a drink, he bought a round of brewed ale instead. >>> nightmare in new york city, the possibility motive of the alleged homicide of two kids at the hands of their nanny. >>> a cute, but dangerous cargo and what the man was trying to do with 15 tiger cubs. >>> coming up i will let you know if the warm weather lasts into your sunday and when we'll add rain chances to the long- range
Nov 2, 2012 8:00pm PDT
yesterday in a bomber jacket in air force one saying romney is not worth the risk. >> after four years as president, you know me by now. you may not agree with every decision i've made. you may be frustrated at the pace of change, but you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i'm willing to make tough decisions even when they're not politically convenient. >> let's start by assessing these closing arguments. john, "you know me by know" can work both ways? >> it can work both ways but for this president that's not a bad closing argument. he also got a decent bit of economic news with the jobs report, came in about 46,000 over what the consensus forecast had been. and so he's casting this as we're slowly going in the right direction. we're on the right track. we've been through difficult times. and mitt romney's closing argument is we haven't gone far enough and we haven't gone fast enough. they both have reasonable arguments, hence why they're tied in the polls. gwen: we've heard i am the candidate of change. we've heard it more because barack obama made it such a big de
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
obama and romney make change a key issue on stump. nbc's chuck todd joins us now. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: the polls close in ohio in 108 hours and between now at 7:30 p.m. tuesday night when the polls close, i don't know if an hour is going to go by without one of the two candidates for president or two candidates for vice president trekking through at least one town somewhere in the buckeye state. >> i'm counting on you to make sure we will win. we can't lose. let's go vote! let's get this done. >> reporter: and the final chapter of the 2012 campaign has begun, and it's all come down to ohio which president obama and mitt romney will visit six separate times during the last days of this race. today president obama will spend the entire day in ohio but a look at the rest of his campaign schedule makes the buckeye state look like an airline hub for air force one with ohio stops every day through election day. for his part, mitt romney is not only focusing on ohio but hoping to win over wisconsin and looking to broaden the battleground map campaigning in pennsylvania on
Oct 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
more time in the white house monitoring the storm as it approaches. as for mitt romney, he is having to make changes, as well here. he's canceled all of his campaign events in virginia. instead, he will now join running mate paul ryan on a tour of another swing state, ohio. the nominee will campaign in iowa, wisconsin, and new hampshire through tuesday. >>> breaking news not just on sandy but on the hawaiian tsunami advisory. stay with us for the latest and more about sandy's projected path, how you can help, go to our impact your world web site, >>> and as we've seen, people are getting ready to evacuate from the path of the hurricane, as we saw in north carolina. people sticking around to ride this thing out. the issue is they're not all sure their homes will still be there when they return. here's a look at how people really up and down the east coast are preparing for what could be an historic storm. >>> one of the biggest concerns about this storm is that it is both a huge storm and a slow-moving storm. >> folks, this could be bad. really bad. it could impact us
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Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, don't let mitt romney steal the mantle of change that he had in 2008. he's trying to seize it back and say that mitt romney has got failed policies of the past. take a listen. >> in other words, wisconsin they're betting on cynicism. they figure they can outlast you. they figure you know what? these guys maybe get enthusiastic, but over time, that enthusiasm fades away and we're still here. but wisconsin, see, my bet is on you. [ cheers and applause ] my bet is on the goodness and decency of the american people. >> now, obama campaign officials told us they've reached an incredible milestone. they said they've had 125 million contacts with voters. these are over the phone, in person, door to door. they say that's more than double what the republicans have boasted. so they think what that translates to next tuesday would be really getting on the ground in states like iowa here and getting out their vote. one side will get their vote out. the other is not. we'll see who it is with three days away. >> we're watching. stick with fox news on election night. complete coverage begins here
Oct 28, 2012 7:30am PDT
have been talking about both campaigns have been forced to change the travel schedule. romney scrapped a trip to virginia set for today. he will head to ohio. the president planned to head to florida tomorrow but he pushed his trip to tonight to beat the storm. >>> and face the nation will be taking a look at this final stretch before election day. bob schieffer chats with republican senator john mccain and chicago mayor rom emanuel today. big question, what do both candidates need to do to win this race for the white house? and that's on face the nation at 8:30 a.m. here on cbs 5. >>> coming up, why schools are always on the chopping block when it comes to the state budget. anales from governor -- ans from the governor. >>> day of answers ahead. what bay area volunteers at this phone bank are encouraging voters to do. >> and we will meet a man who believes changing a mind set can change the future. hear how he changed his own course in life and doing the same for other young people. we will be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,, through sunday, get sleep train's very best mattresses at the guara
Oct 27, 2012 9:00am PDT
, president elect romney? how does that change things? >> we don't know yet. first of all in all fairness we don't know which romney. will it be the romney of the primaries hawkish as hell, tough on women's issues or the guy the moderate from massachusetts who comes into office as if he'd just come from boston? we don't know which one? my hunch is he's going to have a hard time breaking loose from all the commitments he's made. whether governor quist or dan ceno in the religion os cons or the religious right willen watching him like a hawk. all watching from above to make sure he doesn't move from the commitments he's made personally. you got to think there's a danger of him being a completely right wing president. >> i protect my weekends. i still do all the recreational things i love to do. fishing and hunting and we've done a lot of bird hunting this fall. so i get back to the midwest on the weekends. >> you know, other than honey boo boo child? >> honey boo boo. >> hey, i'm just keeping it real. of course, i talk to my mother 300 times a day. she's in texas. and i have to -- we have a ru
Oct 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
not be surprised if we have a number of changes on the horizon as both president obama and mitt romney monitor this storm and its effects. alex? >> well, the president, he was doing some interviews yesterday. he did a lot of them. and it's going from local market to local market that way. what's he saying? >> reporter: well, alex, a number of things that we've sort of gleaned from these interviews that he did. he is reaching out to young voters, to women voters, to independents. one of his key messages, though, is for folks to get out and vote early. this is what he said to our colorado affiliate yesterday. take a listen. >> i've fought for middle class families in colorado and all across the country. that's the kind of president i think you want. and i'm looking forward to having the privilege to serving another four years. a lot of it's going to depend on colorado, so i hope everybody takes advantage of early vote in colorado. you guys are always ahead of the curve when it comes to voting. >> reporter: alex, of course colorado is a key battle ground state. but that is a key part of the obama
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
change looks like because i fought for it. you have, too. after all we have been through together, we sure as heck can i give up now. >> the president is campaigning in bristol va. tomorrow. mitt romney will spend time in virginia as well. we invite you to tell us about any problems or issues that might pop up in polling places across the area. you can submit details online at >> 41 degrees on this friday and still ahead, we are catching up with adam caskey who is out with [ female announcer ] how is it that the omelette on the left is 162 calories and the one on the right is only 83 calories? oh, that's how. egg beaters. made of real eggs, but only half the calories. egg beaters. the real thing. only better. charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
hours. and part of the message is countering the message you hear from romney. governor romney says he will bring big change, the president arguing he is the only one who can carry that banner. listen to this. >> you may not agree with every decision i've made. sometimes you may have been frustrated by the pace of change. but, you know where i stand. you know what i believe. you know i mean what i say and i say what i mean. >> and wolf, part of his argument there as well as he's an honest person that voters can trust. something interesting i'll tell you, you might be able to tell over my shoulder, a comparatively small crowd here. they've been mixing it up. the one in wisconsin 20,000 people, according to law enforcement officials there. this one significantly smaller. where ever i've been, they ask for a show of hands how many people have early voted, at most of the president's events have already voted. and the campaigns are emphasizing that's something that's a plus for them. a lot of these people, they've gotten them to turn out. they say that makes it a much heavier left for gover
Nov 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
into the voting booth and change their mind. that they'll go either for romney or for obama based on the hurricane. i do think that you can take the measure of what happened to the campaign process. it kind of froze it in place for a couple of days. and arguably, you can make the case that didn't help governor romney. because he seemed to be on a roll at that point. >> momentum -- >> but it's really hard to know until we start to get the results, and hear what people say about how it affected their voting pattern, and it affected their behavior, quite honestly. i do think that president obama, arm in arm with governor christie, with the kind of picture that the campaign must have said thank you, god, because what that did was say to the country, republicans and democrats can work together, because that's what the country wants to see. i think the united states is more fractured than i can remember. and that's fed, in part, by the ability of people with special interests to, if you will, fan the flames on the internet. which they try to do. division is good for them. they want to pit one interest a
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. employers did add 171,000 jobs last month. out on the campaign trail mitt romney and barack obama responded to the numbers. >> unless we change course, we may well be looking at another recession. >> we've made real progress but we are here today because we know weave got more work to do. >> president obama spending his day campaigning in 0 hio mitt romney in way. only four days to go until we go to vote, both men spending the weekend trying to sway the undecided. >>> the rising unemployment numbers do not bode well for veterans coming home from overseas so today at a joint base anacostia bowling in d.c. scott broom got a look at what's facing employers and veterans as they try to make a match with each other. >> reporter: they call this job fair at joint base anacostia bowling "hiring our heroes." >> they've got the integrity, the work ethic that people are looking for. >> reporter: this is where veterans have traded uniform for business suit, although some are still wearing their stripes. >> we have over 60 employers. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel kathleen is organizing these job fairs
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Oct 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
stagnation of the obama administration and the big change of the romney ryan ticket is promising. watch. >> this is a turning point for america, and we need to take a different course, that we cannot stay on the course we're on. i happen to think that the american people understand we need dramatic and real change if we're going to have a bright and prosperous future for us. >> look, we believe in the principles that built this country. we believe in liberty, freedom, free enterprise, self-determination and government working for us and not the other way around. >> no question that there is growing enthusiasm in the republican events as romney and ryan are crisscrossing the country particularly in the battle ground states. they have now nine days left and they recognize that the ground game is critically important. the storm does threaten that and mr. romney had to reschedule, canceling to virginia to be here in ohio and a series of cascading dominoes, the obama campaign and romney campaign had to essential i put the next three days of campaigning on hold because of sandy. and there are
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> it is all about ohio. >> do you want more of the same or do you want real change? >> and governor romney will be in aetna, ohio. >> this is about eric mac. >> the salesman versus the storm. >> we're going to win on tuesday night. >> all the battlegrounds look winnable for the president. >> we're really down to the last seven states. >> it is still all about the economy. >> we've made real progress. >> you've got this jobs report, the unemployment report. >> definitely a strong jobs report. >> stronger than expected. >> that's good. >> unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> he is about as hollow as the tin man. >> if we don't run candy crowley, romney will be the nominee and he'll lose. >>> we begin tonight with the latest on the recovery from the devastation of hurricane sandy. nbc news has now confirmed 94 deaths from the storm. more than half of those killed, 48 died in the state of new york. of that 48 in the state, 40 deaths occurred here in new york city. and of those 40 new york city deaths, more than half, 22, occurred in the borough that was the harde
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Oct 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
recovery while promising big change under of romney-right administration. with more on this, senior fellow for the hoover institute and former chief economic adviser to president george w. bush. welcome back to the show. always great to have you here. >> glad to be with you. gerri: i want to play a little bit of the sounds of our viewers can get a senseof the town. >> short. >> the jobs, where are the 9 million more jobs the esident obama promised his stimulus would have created y. [speaking in native tongue] there in china, mexico, canada, countries that have made the sales more attractive for trepreneurs and business and investment. even as president obama's policies have made it less attractive for them here. thing. gerri: and we have one more jobs report to come. what do you expect? is it going to help romney or the president? >> i don't think it's going to make much difference at all. if you look at the picture that the economy has been traveling through for the past three years now, basically we're in a situaaion where we have continued slow growth. we have growth at about 2 percent
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